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accident if acting just two seconds faster would it not have hatched. >> a hit uc berkeley tonight. a million dollar endowment to help undocumented students make it through college. abc 7 news at 6:00 continue >>> in washington another day and another step closer to that fiscal cliff. at this point it's hard to tell if there is any progress in the negotiations. and judging by public statements made by the speaker, it does not look good. abc 7 news mark matthews is here with word on what we're not seeing. >> yes. we heard speaker boehner called the president this evening to make a counter offer to the president's latest offer, when abc 7 news at 4:00 we talked about inside game@รบ4d versus the outside gam. the out side game is played for leverage. inside is where real negotiations are taking place. >> in okay gress the american people have be scratching their heads and wondering when is the president going to get serious? >> democratic leader took the floor. >> he said he's willing to make some changes but it's important that any changes not hurt the middle class. >> the post you'ri
be in by tomorrow afternoon. >>> new million dollar scholarship fund established at uc berkeley offer financial aid to undocumented students. it is the first of its kind in the nation. and it is not without controversy however. education reporter lee ann has the story. >>reporter: los angeles person here was the only student at the high school to get that uc berkeley. >> everybody was happy because i was like yes i got in but i won't make. >> i won't be able to go. how aim going to pay for it. >>reporter: he's an undocumented student and does not qualify for any federal money. coordinator of the undocumented student program at cal. >> federal pel grant, work study, loan aren't eligible to undocumented students. >>reporter: rivera had a small private scholarship and worked odd jobs to help put himself through cal. but it wasn't enough money to make ends meet. that's why uc berkeley chancellor robert spear head add scholarship program to help students likely vary a.evelyn and walter haas junior fund rae responded with 1 million dollar award. >> the fund one of the core pieces of work is abou
's anti-gay. we are joined live from u.c. berkeley where some students are raising those concerns. >> that's right, carolyn. some students say the salvation army is anti-gay so they don't want the charity on their campus and they don't want their fellow students supporting it. it's actually a push by the student senate that bans the bell ringers on the campus this holiday season. that's after they accused them of discriminating against gay and lesbians in their shelter. last summer an official with the charity told a talk show that according to scripture, gays must die. now students here want two closing donation boxes removed from in front of a campus dorm. cal students we spoke with have mixed reaction to the proposed ban. >> it doesn't mean i always send stuff to the salvation army, we've been kind of supportive of that but i didn't know they were anti-gay or homophobic so that's makes it questionable. >> donating to the salvation army doesn't mean your prejudiced against gays and lesbians, it just means you want to help people. >> in a statement to abc7 news, the charity says, quote, t
at u.c. berkeley say that the salvation army is anti-guy, critting what they say is years of discrimination, including an interview where they said the salvation army said, quote, according to scripture, gays must die." so they don't want them on campus and don't want their fellow students supporting it. it started by banning salvation army bell ringers on campus this holiday season. that came after they said they discriminated against lgbt groups. now they want donation boxes removed from the dorms. they have mixed reaction against the push. >> we've been kind of supportive of that, but i didn't know that they were anti-gay or homophobic so that kind of makes it questionable. >> donating to the salvation army doesn't mean that you are prejudice against gays and lesbians. it just means you want to help people. >> in a statement to the news the charity said, quote, the salvation army believes all people are equal, regardless of sexual orientation. we firmly oppose mistreatment of lgbt persons. it ultimately will be up to university officials to decide whether to ban those t
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